units

BEX6660

Faculty of Business and Economics

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0 points, SCA Band 3, 0.000 EFTSL

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Economics

Coordinator(s)

Dr Siew-Ling Yew

Offered

Clayton

  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Advanced topics in macroeconomics, current research and policy issues. The topics may include an in-depth study of consumption, investment, inflation and monetary policy, unemployment, and empirical applications.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. possess technical proficiency to initiate and pursue PhD level research
  2. be capable of developing an original research topic
  3. be in a position to undertake research in macroeconomics and related fields.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Students will be required to achieve a mark of at least 70% in all mandatory 6000 level coursework which needs to be completed prior to confirmation.

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in course code 0029 to undertake this unit.

Prohibitions